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John Lewis : good trouble / Magnolia Pictures, Participant, CNN Films, AGC Studios present ; in association with Time Studios and JustFilms/Ford Foundation ; a Trilogy Films production ; producers, Erika Alexander, Ben Arnon ; produced by Laura Michalchyshyn ; directed and produced by Dawn Porter.

Porter, Dawn (Dawn Michele), (film producer,, film director.). Alexander, Erika, (film producer.). Arnon, Ben, (film producer.). Michalchyshyn, Laura, (film producer.). Lewis, John, 1940-2020 (on-screen participant.). Walker, Keith (Cinematographer), (director of photography.). Tamar-kali, (composer (expression)). Congdon, Jessica, 1972- (editor of moving image work.). Magnolia Pictures (Firm), (presenter.). Participant Media, (presenter.). CNN Films (Firm), (presenter.). AGC Studios, (presenter.). Time Inc. Studios, (presenter.). JustFilms (Firm), (presenter.). Trilogy Films (Firm), (production company.). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

8 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD 921 LEW (Text) 33500013296017 Main On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library DVD 921 LEW (Text) 33500013296009 Main Checked out 11/02/2020

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2020.
Wide screen (1.78:1)
Special features: extended interview with Elijah Cummings; extended interview with Hillary Clinton; extended interview with Stacey Abrams; extended interviews with The Squad; Sarah Lewis interviews John Lewis; additional scenes: airport exhibit, National Memorial for Peace and Justice; Q&A with Oprah Winfrey and John Lewis.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography by Keith Walker ; music by Tamar-kali ; edited by Jessica Congdon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Interviewees: Stacey Abrams, Rep, Colin Allred, Ruth Berg, Sen. Cory Booker, Xernona Clayton, Bill Clinton, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Michael Collins, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Eric Holder, Anthony Johnson, Brenda Jones, Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Reverend James M. Lawson, Jr., Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Ethel Lewis-Tyner, Rosa Lewis-Tyner, Henry Lewis, Rep. John Lewis, John Miles Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rachelle O'Neil, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Jamila Thompson, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Rep. Marc Veasey.
Summary, etc.:
Using interviews and rare archival footage, this chronicles Lewis's 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration. Using present-day interviews with Lewis, now 80 years old, it explores his childhood experiences, his inspiring family, and his meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957. It also includes interviews with political leaders, colleagues, and other people who figure prominently in his life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material including some racial epithets/violence, and for smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital audio; color.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
English dialogue; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Lewis, John, 1940-2020.
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.

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